Articles written by: David Russo


If LeBron James Had Come to UCSB…

If four years at UCSB has taught me anything, it’s that it’s incredibly awesome here and consistently exceeds your expectations, unlike the Miami Heat. Even superstar athletes who are too cool for school will someday look back and realize the prime time of their life would have been better spent […]

Sports / Volleyball

UCSB Signs Four Recruits for Next Season

Needing to replace three standout seniors, the UCSB women’s volleyball team has signed four new players for the fall 2012 season. The Gauchos are coming off a 19-12 season with an 11-5 second-place finish in the Big West and will look for consistent production from these recruits in order to […]

Sports / Tennis

Tennis Reloads with Talented Recruits

For the second straight year, the UCSB men’s tennis team will bring in a highly touted “blue chip” recruit from California: Matthew Alves from Gold River, who has been ranked as high as No. 19 in the country among high school seniors by Alves has won several national junior […]

Sports / Tennis

From Abroad to All-Big West

Seniors Mathieu Forget from Geneva, Switzerland and Natalia Lozano from Valladolid, Spain helped lead the way for the UCSB men’s and women’s tennis teams this season. Last week, Forget was named First Team All-Big West and Lozano was named Second Team All-Big West in singles. The doubles teams of Forget […]


UCSB Finishes Season at Indian Wells

The Big West Championship and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament came down to a tiebreaker in the last match, but the No. 65 UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team lost 4-3 to No. 63 Cal Poly in Indian Wells yesterday. On Saturday, the women’s team lost 4-1 to […]